Winner of the Cancer Research Foundation's "Tomorrow's Leaders in Oncology" call for projects, Sergey Nikolaev, big data expert internationnally renowned, will put a team together at Gustave Roussy and implement his research project.
The arrival of Sergey Nikolaev, will boost Gustave Roussy's ambition to explore new therapeutic avenues in data analysis, by developing predictive models concerning response, resistance or relapse to treatment. His research is obviously beneficial to Gustave Roussy, endowing it with the critical expertise so essential to speeding research into the genetic mutations that cause cancer and to developing new treatments. Being based at Gustave Roussy, he benefits from an outstanding research environment with direct access to the big data banks.
Sergey Nikolaev won a PhD in Molecular Biology in Moscow (Russia), then spent 13 years at the University of Geneva (Switzerland), two of them as head of the clinical bioinformatics department dealing with tumor sequencing. He has written several international publications including features in the major journals such as Nature Genetics, Nature Communication or the New England Journal of Medicine.